MS HB186 | 2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 23 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-02-23 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Provide That Any Nursing School Or Degree Program At A State Institution Of Higher Learning Or A Public Community Or Junior College In Mississippi That Has An Enrollment Of 100% During The 2015-2016 Academic Year Is Eligible For State Funding To Hire Up To Four Additional Faculty Members For The Nursing School Or Program Beginning With The 2016-2017 Academic Year; To Provide That In Order To Receive This Funding, A Nursing School Or Program Must Increase Its Enrollment Proportionately For Each Additional Faculty Member Hired With The Funding; To Amend Sections 37-4-3, 37-115-51 And 37-129-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Provisions; To Amend Section 71-5-353, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Expand The Purposes For Which Monies In The Mississippi Workforce Enhancement Training Fund May Be Expended To Include Funding To Nursing Schools And Degree Programs At State Institutions Of Higher Learning And At Public Community And Junior Colleges To Hire Additional Faculty Members For The Nursing School Or Program As Provided In This Act; And For Related Purposes.

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Nursing schools and programs; make eligible for funding to increase faculty if increase enrollment proportionately.



2016-02-23HouseDied In Committee
2016-02-08HouseReferred To Universities and Colleges;Revenue and Expenditure General Bills

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments 750